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Youth Workers and Disability Support Workers

Job description

  • Casual Residential Youth Workers and Disability Support Workers
  • Wollongong and and Nowra Location
  • Must have flexibility to work on different shifts, sleepovers and active nights
Are you looking for a meaningful and fulfilling career in social care? Then look no further!
We are looking for compassionate and dedicated individuals to join our team working in the Wollongong and Nowra areas, where you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of others.
Ideally you will need 12+ months’ experience. A passion for helping others, coupled with strong communication and interpersonal skills. In return our organisation has a dedicated team of Allocations Staff to help match you with the best shifts. We value diversity, inclusiveness and teamwork. Talent Quarter are committed to creating connections with impact and providing a supportive work environment for our team.
Your responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:
  • Supporting young people and or people with a disability, who display behaviours of concern
  • Caring for young people who are survivors of complex childhood trauma or persons with a disability
  • Providing and following therapeutic practices and person centred care to assist each individual
  • Helping to achieve positive outcomes, with a focus on goals, making the best choices, independence and daily living skills
  • You must be able to display positive role-modelling
  • Give emotional support, build trust and rapport with our clients and service users in care
  • Ensuring the safety and wellbeing for all
  • Completing thorough case notes on time
Your “must have” requirements are:
  • 12 months of demonstrated experience within in area of residential youth care and or Disability Support environment
  • Certificate in Community Services – Level 4; Certificate III in Individual Support
  • Experience in therapeutic training and or person centred care approaches
  • Valid Police Check (within 1 year)
  • WWCC
  • Current First Aid/CPR
  • Valid and full Drivers Licence
  • DSW’s will be required to hold or obtain PART Training, HLTAAP001 and HLTHPS006 now or willing to obtain
If you are interested in a rewarding career, we encourage you to apply today! Contact us to learn more about this opportunity and take the first step in making a difference to the lives of those needing support.

Wollongong, New South Wales
Community Services

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